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March 15, 2023

Scholarship Program Overview

Scholarships at the Alaska Community Foundation are made possible by passionate donors who are committed to helping Alaska’s students pursue their educational dreams.

At ACF, we understand that researching and applying for scholarships is intimidating and time-consuming. The good news is that the earlier you prepare to apply for a scholarship in high school, the more likely you will be awarded one. We want to support you during the application process.

We have over 40 scholarships available, some of which you may be eligible for. Go to the Application Resources tab below for a step-by-step checklist to help you navigate the scholarship process – start to finish.

Dr. Herlanda Hampton

Scholarship Program Officer
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Student Resources

Application Resources

To be prepared before applying, see below a list of common criteria students are asked to provide:

  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • Resume
  • Letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, or supervisors
  • Unofficial transcripts for high school or post-secondary education
  • Proof of Acceptance to post-secondary education (College, University, Vocational, Technical)
  • Financial information including the cost of attending, school package of financial assistance; scholarships and other funding; personal contribution; family contribution; total unmet financial need
  • Optional: Student Aid Report (SAR) – If you have not yet completed your FAFSA, now is a great time

Research open and close dates for scholarships at ACF, Alaska Native Corporation Foundations, Alaska Performance Scholarship, and out-of-state opportunities.

All applications must be submitted by 5 pm AKST on the date they are due

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Dorothy and Dona Lee Croft String Music Scholarship for Young Musicians

Applications Open: December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023

Applicants must be a current Middle or High School student attending a music education program/camp.

Red Boucher Scholarship Fund

Applications Open: October 4, 2022 - January 20, 2023

The Red Boucher Scholarship supports outstanding Alaskans pursuing careers in a technology related field.

Hoonah Education Association Fine Arts Scholarship Fund

Applications Open: December 1, 2022 - December 15, 2022

Scholarship available to students residing in Hoonah Alaska who have registered, or will register, to attend the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Must have a 2.0 GPA. Applications are not online.…

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